Aston Business School

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our teaching is delivered by academics who are at the forefront of their discipline in terms of research and practice, ensuring our students get access to the latest thinking, issues and trends. We achieved the maximum Gold rating in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework.

Our graduates go on to work for world renowned institutions and companies such as Barclays, BMW, Deutsche Bank, Google, Morgan Stanley, PWC, Rolls Royce, Unilever and many more. We do more to boost the earnings and career opportunities of our graduates than nearly any other university in the UK, according to a new study by The Economist (August, 2017).

We have experience of working with organisations of all shapes and sizes from start-up micro businesses to multinationals. We are recognised as providing excellent support to SMES with our Small Business Charter accreditation.

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Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Data envelopment analysis Engineering & Materials Science
case law Social Sciences
Supply chains Engineering & Materials Science
Innovation Engineering & Materials Science
Personnel Engineering & Materials Science
Decision making Engineering & Materials Science
Managers Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1966 2020

MiFID II conduct of business rules

Brenncke, M., Mar 2020, European financial services law: article-by-article commentary. Oxford: Hart Publishing, p. 149 – 209

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

3D printing, makerspaces and innovation: a bricolage perspective

Beltagui, A., Sesis, A. & Stylos, N., 11 Jun 2019, International Product Development Management Conference. Leicester

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
software development

A binary particle swarm optimization algorithm for ship routing and scheduling of liquefied natural gas transportation

Karbassi Yazdi, A., Kaviani, M. A., Emrouznejad, A. & Sahebi, H., 26 Feb 2019

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural gas transportation
natural gas
Liquefied natural gas
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)

Student theses

A behavioural approach to the study of retail location

Author: Yates, A. R., 1978

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Accessibility, deprivation and rural planning policies.

Author: Law, D. J., 1986

Supervisor: Tricker, M. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Accountability and effectiveness in social services management: an evaluation of inquiries into NAI deaths 1973-1982

Author: Jones, P. A., 1986

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


10th hottest paper on Science Direct

Prasanta K Dey (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Soft computing
Analytic hierarchy process
Project management
Risk management

2012 KPMG Outstanding Published Manuscript Award, KPMG

Hugh M J Colaco (Recipient), Apr 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


2012 Research Project Award, IAMOT

Breno Nunes (Recipient), Mar 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

research project
climate change

Activities 1989 2019

FEBS 2019

Dimitrios Stafylas (Participant)
30 May 20191 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Data Matters Conference

Helen Higson (Speaker)
16 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Journal of Current Chinese Affairs (Journal)

Kristie Thomas (Editorial board member)
May 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review